Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 24%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 27' ||North|
|Longitude: ||143° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.55 meters/second, 1503.2 km/hour, 934.0 miles/hour or 811.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.0"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 00.8"||0.02 mi||south||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 03.5"||933.76 mi||west||0° 00' 51.6"||0.99 mi||south||933.81 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 28.0"||774.38 mi||east||0° 49' 34.2"||56.84 mi||south||778.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honolulu||Sun 7:36 AM||1448 km||900 miles||782 nm|| W|
|Kiritimati||Mon 7:36 AM||2610 km||1622 miles||1410 nm|| SW|
|San Francisco *||Sun 10:36 AM||2743 km||1705 miles||1481 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Sun 10:36 AM||2876 km||1787 miles||1553 nm|| NE|
|Las Vegas *||Sun 10:36 AM||3225 km||2004 miles||1741 nm|| NE|
|Phoenix||Sun 10:36 AM||3398 km||2111 miles||1835 nm|| ENE|
|Hermosillo||Sun 10:36 AM||3411 km||2119 miles||1842 nm|| ENE|
|Midway||Sun 6:36 AM||3455 km||2147 miles||1865 nm|| WNW|
|Seattle *||Sun 10:36 AM||3488 km||2167 miles||1883 nm|| NNE|
|Vancouver *||Sun 10:36 AM||3594 km||2233 miles||1940 nm|| NNE|
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